Monday, 25 February 2013

Taking the Back Roads

The Scenic Route
 Every summer my Sister and I take my niece and two nephews {her kids} to my Dad&Step-Ma's for a week... Every time we make the two hour drive it is ALWAYS the same way, so we decided to take the back roads this year... turning a 2-1/2 hour trip into a 5-1/2 hour trip.

{the White Hue {right corner} is a mix of White Acrylic Paint and Water in a Mini Mister}
 We toured the countryside, stopped for a picnic lunch...and Zood had a nap in the sun. All in all it was a great time {the kids didn't fight at all...neither did Season {my sister} and I}, and it definitely beat staring at the same stretch of highway!

Thanks for stopping by!

Jazz

{Product Used:}
Crate Paper - Fourteen {Be Mine}; Restoration {Borders}
Dymo Caption Maker
Studio Calico - Wood Veneers {Arrow&Car}
Glitz - Washi Tape; Tiny Alpha Stickers
Bazzil Cardstock
Amy Tangerine - Date Stamp; Pocket Journal {I ripped the tags out!}
Lawn Fawn - Arrow Washi
Tim Holtz/Core'dinations - Nostalgic Kraft Core
Vintage Postage Stamp; Vintage Map Heart
White Paint Spray {White Paint & Water mixed in a Mini Mister}
           

13 comments:

  1. Love the arrows and wood veneer car embellies. So perfect for a travel layout. :)

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    1. They are, thank you , Lisa! I just love Studio Calico!
      -Jazz

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  2. Great page! I LOVE to take long scenic routes. Unfortunately, the rest of the family doesn't!

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  3. Sounds like some great family bonding time! Love your layout - the photos are great! :)

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  4. Sounds like a fun trip! I like how you muted the paper a bit. x

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  5. I my, you are a better woman than me...I would opt for the shorter route. But you have such wonderful memories now. Lovely layout.

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  6. I'm all for getting somewhere quickly, but once in a while it's fun to take the scenic route just so that you can say you've been there. There always seem to be hidden treasures! TFS!

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  7. Great layout sound like lots of family fun time.

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  8. Love the page, the pics are so sweet and that car veneer is perfect!

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  9. Great design and I love how you used that acrylic paint with the mister!

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...my apologies for the WORD VERIFICATION...I have been getting A LOT of SPAM lately...
Thank you for your sweet words...I love each and every one of them <3
-Jazz